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EXCLUSIVE: Sean Penn Vows 'Decades' in Haiti as Relief Partners Plan Exits
FoxNews.com ^ | October 25, 2010 | Jo Piazza

Posted on 10/25/2010 11:45:12 AM PDT by ColdOne

Nearly a year after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, Sean Penn’s JP Haitian Relief Organization is managing a massive tent city. And now, as several of his relief partners announce they are pulling out, Penn is standing his ground.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Health/Medicine; Society
KEYWORDS: communismkills; haiti; hollywoodreds; seanpenn

1 posted on 10/25/2010 11:45:15 AM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

What’s Penn’s exit strategy?

Establish a Socialist regime and declare “victory”?

Pass around tainted kool aid?


2 posted on 10/25/2010 11:47:40 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: ColdOne
Sean Penn is now responsible for Haiti.

Good Luck Dude!

3 posted on 10/25/2010 11:47:44 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: ColdOne
The idea of zombies originated in Haiti. Just sayin.
4 posted on 10/25/2010 11:48:37 AM PDT by Feline_AIDS (A gun in hand is better than a cop on the phone.)
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To: ColdOne

good for him

Maybe trying to fix Haiti will be Sean Penn’s “aha” life event


5 posted on 10/25/2010 11:48:51 AM PDT by silverleaf ("This is not an election on November 2 . This is a restraining order" P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: ColdOne

Good for him!


6 posted on 10/25/2010 11:50:07 AM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: ColdOne
The money quote from the article:
"The organizations that are preparing to leave have said they are concerned that continued camp services and management will prolong people staying in temporary shelters, and discourage them from rebuilding."
Be it 99 weeks of unemployment benefits or free trailers for Katrina victims, it ain't easy to get people off the gravy train.
7 posted on 10/25/2010 11:52:38 AM PDT by chickadee
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To: silverleaf

LOL! Hopefully Sean will keep dumping money into Haiti. Haitian refugees are bankrupting Florida.

Anyone remember “Peggy Joseph” who Obama was gonna pay her rent and gas up her car? She was an American born Haitian.


8 posted on 10/25/2010 11:59:15 AM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: silverleaf

LOL! Hopefully Sean will keep dumping money into Haiti. Haitian refugees are bankrupting Florida.

Anyone remember “Peggy Joseph” who Obama was gonna pay her rent and gas up her car? She was an American born Haitian.


9 posted on 10/25/2010 11:59:23 AM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: silverleaf

LOL! Hopefully Sean will keep dumping money into Haiti. Haitian refugees are bankrupting Florida.

Anyone remember “Peggy Joseph” who Obama was gonna pay her rent and gas up her car? She was an American born Haitian.


10 posted on 10/25/2010 11:59:48 AM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: chickadee

If Penn wants to stay in Haiti for the next 10 years, that is perfectly fine with me.


11 posted on 10/25/2010 12:00:26 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: silverleaf

As much as I can’t stand the guy, it looks like he is trying to do good things, same sort of effort during Katrina too. Maybe he has a lot of bad mojo to payback before his number gets called.

OR he is just show boating to try and shame the U.S. for not doing more?


12 posted on 10/25/2010 12:09:52 PM PDT by enraged
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To: ColdOne

If he’s really working behind the scenes, without all the fanfare of his sojourn down to New Orleans, then I say, good for him. I’ll have to investigate further......


13 posted on 10/25/2010 12:13:52 PM PDT by SueRae (I can see November from my HOUSE!)
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To: ColdOne

Chances are his soultion will be a publicity campaign for more US aid dollars.

No need to spend his own....


14 posted on 10/25/2010 12:17:06 PM PDT by Pessimist
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To: enraged

He's good at "show boating".

15 posted on 10/25/2010 12:19:21 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: chickadee

chickadee, you do know the U.S. gub mint is STILL paying for folks living off Katrina?


16 posted on 10/25/2010 12:21:35 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Less gubmint is best gubmint.)
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To: ColdOne
Well, it used to be a golf course. Now it's packed with more than 50,000 homeless and is known as "Sean Penn's camp," because the actor's humanitarian organization, JP/Haitian Relief Organization, runs it. Everyone knows the camps are hotbeds of rape and violent crime, but we've been planning all day for Marc to drop me off here to meet someone. His sudden worry about my getting out of the car is a little unsettling ...... (Update: Sean Penn has written me to emphasize that he and J/P Haitian Relief Organization are committed to their work in Haiti for the long term.) "Already, it's been five months since we've gotten any food,"

Inside Sean Penn's Tent City

17 posted on 10/25/2010 12:21:35 PM PDT by fml
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To: Joe Boucher

(sigh) - I do. Which is the QED to my first post.


18 posted on 10/25/2010 12:30:41 PM PDT by chickadee
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To: enraged

Or he’s really a decent guy!!


19 posted on 10/25/2010 12:32:46 PM PDT by stuartcr (When politicians politicize issues, aren't they just doing their job?)
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To: ColdOne

Sayanora. Wish him the best. Hope he writes.


20 posted on 10/25/2010 12:35:22 PM PDT by AU72
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To: ColdOne

If staying in Haiti and working relief projects for the folks down there keeps him busy, then more power to him. Better he’s doing something worthwhile there than being a pain in the a** here.


21 posted on 10/25/2010 12:36:29 PM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: ColdOne
The birth rate in the JP HRO camp has gone from four children a week to at least 15 each week in the past month, according to medical staff on the ground in Haiti.

Just wow.......

22 posted on 10/25/2010 12:38:48 PM PDT by day10 (Integrity has no need of rules.)
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To: ColdOne

“Sean Penn Vows ‘Decades’ in Haiti as Relief Partners Plan Exits”

Hey, Penn-Head, you dope: go ahead and spend millions of your money and the money of your Hollywierd buddies. You can spend money in Haiti for CENTURIES and it will still be just like it existed on the day you arrived there.


23 posted on 10/25/2010 12:38:55 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: fml

Thank you for that link. I had a feeling it wasn’t pretty.


24 posted on 10/25/2010 12:45:55 PM PDT by ColdOne (GOP. Gutless Old Politicians :^))...../When Obama fails America Wins!)
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To: ColdOne

You don’t have to like him but if he stays and does some good for someone else then good on him - I still don’t like him but I will give the man some respect for putting his money where his mouth is.

Mel


25 posted on 10/25/2010 12:48:18 PM PDT by melsec
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To: AU72
Hope he writes. Really, I would not want him to write me/s
26 posted on 10/25/2010 12:50:58 PM PDT by ColdOne (GOP. Gutless Old Politicians :^))...../When Obama fails America Wins!)
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To: ColdOne
Penn is to be commended for his actions. However, I noticed something was missing from his comments.

He didn't say ONE word about the billions of dollars Hussein Obama promised to Haiti. Of which, 13 months later, the Island hasn't received a dime.

Guess he is so busy clothing the naked and feeding the needy, it slipped his mind.

27 posted on 10/25/2010 1:40:40 PM PDT by Realman30 (Naomi Campbell is rougher with her assistants than we are with Taliban fighters: Ann C.)
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To: ColdOne

I am not very well informed on exactly what is and is not happening in Haiti, either to reform its institutions or in terms of relief efforts there.

So, I could be wrong. But, my suspicion is that like many other things that Penn has taken political positions on over the past ten years, I imagine his work in Haiti MIGHT be another perfect example of extreme “Liberalism”; extremely “well-intentioned” and extremely misguided. Exactly what the Marxist’s meant by their “useful idiot” Liberal “friends”.


28 posted on 10/25/2010 2:14:42 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...
Thanks ColdOne.
Sean Penn's JP Haitian Relief Organization is managing a massive tent city.
And we all know how difficult *that* can be. That's why circuses have nearly gone extinct.


29 posted on 10/26/2010 8:06:30 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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